Monday meet meatless. I love, love this easy peasy recipe for a quick lunch or light dinner. It was part of my budget friendly recipes for the June issue of Austin Woman. Jump on over there to get all of the recipes + the $20 shopping list that makes 6 meals! If you love mushrooms, than this is the recipe for you!
BABY BELLA AND BULGUR SALAD
Serves two | Prep time: five minutes | cook time: 20 minutes | nutrition (per serving): 164 calories; 7 grams of fat
1/2 cup bulgur wheat
1/2 cup baby bella mushrooms, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons shallots, minced
1 tablesoon olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 green onion, chopped
Salt and pepper, to taste
1. In a small pot, boil the bulgur wheat with 1 1/2 cups water on medium-high heat, stirring frequently, for about 15 minutes or until the water is absorbed.
2. In a separate pan, saute the mushrooms and shallots with the olive oil for about five minutes or until tender.
3. Plate the bulgur wheat with the mushrooms and lemon juice.
4. Top with the green onion and salt and pepper, to taste.